Update: Most Minnesota students appear safe in Japan


After a day of tweets and e-mails, here’s the tally of the Minnesota colleges and universities I’ve been able to reach, and the status of their students studying in Japan.

I think it covers most of the larger institutions, and it appears that only Carleton College and Minnesota State University – Moorhead still need to hear from some students. (Carleton’s student was apparently far from the epicenter, and is presumed safe.)

Update: Moorhead spokesman Doug Hamilton said all four students are safe.

Here’s the list:

MnSCU institutions:

Winona State: Safe

St. Cloud State: Safe

Minnesota State University – Moorhead: 2 safe, 2 unheard from

Minnesota State University – Mankato: None

Bemidji State: Unknown (Campus is on spring break.)

Southwest Minnesota State University: None

Lake Superior College: None

Private institutions

St. Olaf: Safe

St. Thomas: Safe

Hamline: Safe

College of St. Benedict / St. John’s University: None studying in Japan

Concordia College – Moorhead: Safe

Macalester College: None

Concordia University – St. Paul: None

St. Mary’s University of Minnesota: None

Northwestern College: Safe

Gustavus Adolphus College: Safe

Saint Catherine’s: Safe

Augsburg: Safe

Carleton: Presumed safe

University of Minnesota:

University of Minnesota (Twin Cities and Duluth): Safe

University of Minnesota – Rochester: None

University of Minnesota – Morris: None

If you can add to this list or know something that needs to be changed, please tweet or e-mail me, or comment on this post.